Staff Attorney Opening at the Institute for Justice

November 12th, 2009

Definitely check out this job opening at the Institute for Justice.

Tired of working on cases you don’t believe in?  Longing to do something meaningful with your law degree?  The Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public interest law firm, is seeking a staff attorney to join its merry band of litigators in its Arlington, Va. headquarters.  IJ litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases in the areas of private property rights, economic liberty, school choice, and free speech in both state and federal courts nationwide.  We’ve litigated cases before the U.S. Supreme Court including the Kelo eminent domain case, the Swedenburg wine direct shipping case, and the Zelman school choice case.  We seek attorneys with 0-4 years of litigation experience, excellent communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, solid academic records, a passion for freedom, and a good sense of humor.  Clerkship preferred.  We offer a competitive salary, full health, dental, and life insurance benefits, and a pension plan as well as a collegial, positive work environment and the opportunity to gain real litigation experience with meaningful responsibility in cases that will have immediate real-world impact.  If you love liberty and the law and fighting for our nation’s founding principles, this is the place for you.


Send cover letter, resume and writing sample, in confidence, to:


Human Resource Department

Institute for Justice

901 North Glebe Road, Suite 900

Arlington, VA  22203

Email (preferred): [email protected]

Fax: (703) 682-9321